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Post on demand: Horror Gaming with Fritz Leiber

15ac97d0fc05444a9f38a021e3a2d4c6A post on request!
I was asked about Fritz Leiber.
My favorite author, incidentally.
Leiber’s influence on roleplaying games is enormous – a whole class of characters in D&D was inspired by his writings.
No Fafhrd & Gray Mouser stories, no Rogue class.

And of course we all know that the Lankhmar or Nehwon universe was brought to the gaming table a few times, most recently as a Savage Setting.

But, the request goes, what about the rest of Leiber’s production?
And considering that Leiber wrote in all the fields of imaginative fiction, of course his bibliography is a huge reservoir of ideas.
So huge, I’ll actually do two posts on Leiber gaming.
The next will be about time travel and the Change War.
Today, I’d like to talk about horror. Continue reading

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